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Look out for bears

Really cool walk to the coast, through varying landscapes. Try to come back via the road to... read more

Reviewed 21 August 2018
Toby K
Melbourne, Australia
Perfect easy trail

We enjoyed this easy trail.. Ate some of the Nagoon berries we found along the trail.. Quite... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2018
San Diego, California
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20 Aug 2018
“Look out for bears”
12 Aug 2018
“Perfect easy trail”
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Glen's Ditch Rd, Gustavus, AK 99826
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Reviewed 21 August 2018

Really cool walk to the coast, through varying landscapes. Try to come back via the road to complete the loop

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Toby K
Reviewed 13 August 2018

We enjoyed this easy trail.. Ate some of the Nagoon berries we found along the trail.. Quite "yummy" as long as they're ripe!! Great trail for kids..

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank chrisahess
Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

Something to do, not the best trail or views but a pretty grass area and a nice forest area. Worth doing if you Have a couple of hours to Kill

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank 2024done
Reviewed 3 August 2017

Very easy and interesting. Great place for people that like walk on flat semi-groomed trail. Lots of wild life, bears, moose, birds, and flowers.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank George S
Reviewed 26 July 2017

forest around gustavus is very new - that is, the land is rising as a result of glaciers melting and thus decreasing weight on the land - yes, it's true forest is moist, w/ moss hanging from trees, wildflowers, strawberries

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank elderlyones
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

We we in Gustavus Alaska for a fishing trip our guide recommended hiking this trail. The trail is easy to find and is about 2 1/2 miles round trip Make sure you have bear spray with you as bear scat was on the trail and...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank phyllisa962
Reviewed 20 June 2017

This is a great trail for birding. We also spotted moose and black bear. The trail itself is lovely and there's a good diversity of habitat.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Jennifer B
Reviewed 13 October 2016

We spent a half day checking out all the different plants, mushrooms ect. Just a fun nice place to hike and walk.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank 441samanthaj
Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

It's pretty, but not comparable to many of the other gorgeous hikes in Alaska. A nice transition from Forest to ocean view. It was past the season for nagoon berries so we didn't see any. Their bushes look like small strawberry bushes.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank grlnsrgn
Reviewed 28 July 2016

This trail is a lovely way to spend the afternoon, strolling through Alaskan wilderness. Visitors can spot wildlife, birds, and flowers in bloom along the way. Some birds spotted from the trail include, bald eagles, crossbills, winter wrens, and a boreal owl.

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank Steven S
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19 June 2016|
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Response from Thoughful-Traveler | Reviewed this property |
It is level, but unpaved. It is also a bit narrow in a few places. I think it would be inadvisable. The staff at the National Park might be able to recommend an alternative.